Events

Upstarts Rock Rookies: The Dafneys & Breaklot

Upstarts Rock Rookies: The Dafneys & Breaklot

In&Out Staff Writers — Touring from Iowa to California, The Dafneys stop for one Arizona show. The Orange County rock band of three brothers is anchored by 19-year-old Christopher McReynolds’ deep, rich vocals, reminiscent of Pearl Jam’s Eddie Vedder. The group performs covers and their own songs, drawing from “Facepaint,” a new album on Spotify […]

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Anthem’s Independence Day Celebration: Everything You Need to Know

Anthem’s Independence Day Celebration: Everything You Need to Know

In&Out Staff Writers— More than 20,000 people from all over the Valley are expected at the 18th annual Independence Day celebration in Anthem. It’s so big the town filed an eight-page traffic plan, which MCDOT said was one of the most extensive they’ve seen, according to Anthem Community Council spokesperson Kristi Northcutt. Free festivities include a […]

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Remembering Fallen Soldiers: Memorial Day Ceremony

Remembering Fallen Soldiers: Memorial Day Ceremony

UPDATE, May 27: Anthem Community Council notes that parking will be limited. “Please carpool or walk if you can, or park in the middle and lower lots or at the Community Center (come across the footbridge),” council said in a Facebook post. “Please leave upper lot spots for our veterans.” A ceremony to commemorate the […]

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Music in May: Keeping You Guessing

Music in May: Keeping You Guessing

NineBall keeps the crowd guessing all night long. What will be next… AC/DC? Adele? Pitbull? This genre-less band sees no limits and likes to experiment with new sounds to please everyone in the crowd from senior citizens to teens. The public is welcome. — Caitlin Struchen NineBall 7–9 p.m. Friday, May 26 Community Park Amphitheater 41703 […]

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Music in May: Flashback Friday

Music in May: Flashback Friday

The SuperHero band will get you on your feet for a Flashback Friday with high-energy dance favorites from the ‘70s, ‘80s and ‘90s while keeping it fresh with today’s hits. The performers exude a contagious passion for each song, having the time of their lives and livening up the night. The public is welcome. — Caitlin […]

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Paradise at the Park: The Daisy Mountain Luau

Paradise at the Park: The Daisy Mountain Luau

Escape to an island getaway at Anthem Community Park. Hosted by the Anthem Area Chamber of Commerce, this event is open to the public and includes street-carnival-themed games, an authentic Polynesian dance performance, music from Anthem’s DJ Hybrid Thirty-3, a tiki bar and dinner from Mama’s Hawaiian Bar-B-Que. Daisy Mountain Luau 5–10 p.m., Saturday, May […]

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Go Green & Get Rid of Stuff April 22
By April 10, 2017 Read More →

Go Green & Get Rid of Stuff April 22

Recycle electronics, shred personal documents and dispose of paint at Anthem’s semi-annual Go Green event. You must show proof of Anthem residency in order participate. Limits: five banker-sized/computer paper boxes per person; five gallons total of paint per car. When: 8 a.m–noon, April 22, 2016 Where: Anthem Community Park (lower parking lot) 41703 N. Gavilan […]

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Vietnam Veterans to be Honored

Vietnam Veterans to be Honored

Daisy Mountain Veterans who fought in Vietnam will receive the Department of Defense 50th Anniversary of the Vietnam War Medallion and a commemorative lapel pin. “Some of these veterans hold multiple combat decorations up to and including the Distinguished Service Cross, America’s second highest military award. Sadly, many have never before been recognized for their […]

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14 Bands, 2 Days, 1 Rockin’ Show

14 Bands, 2 Days, 1 Rockin’ Show

By Robert Roy Britt — Think of it as Coachella in New River, with 14 bands over two days. OK, maybe a little more innocent and you might not know the bands by name, and most of the band members are kids… but that shouldn’t stop the music-loving hoards from descending on the Roadrunner Restaurant and Saloon […]

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Gem and Mineral Show in Anthem
By March 20, 2017 Read More →

Gem and Mineral Show in Anthem

Yes, this event rocks! Check out the annual Daisy Mountain Rock & Mineral Club showcase for gems, minerals, fossils, fluorescents, jewelry, beads, wire wrapping, geodes, raffles and kids events. When 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. Saturday, March 25 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. Sunday, March 26 Where Boulder Creek High School Cost $3 adults $2 students & seniors Free […]

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Anthem Days: Time for Some Serious Fun
By March 19, 2017 Read More →

Anthem Days: Time for Some Serious Fun

This annual spring event draws residents from all over the Valley for weekend events, a carnival and an egg hunt (details on all below). Entry is free, but there’s a charge for the carnival, some other events, and the food & drink. Highlights for 2017: Frazier Shows Carnival (Thursday evening through Sunday) Craft and food […]

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Meet the New Phoenix Police Chief

Meet the New Phoenix Police Chief

Jeri Williams, Phoenix police chief since October, will hold a town hall in Anthem. The event is open to everyone in the North Phoenix area. From 2011 to 2016, Williams was police chief in Oxnard, Calif., where she focused on community-based policing, oversaw the implementation of police body cameras, and coordinated training on use of […]

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